Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 664 636
Rank change year-on-year -90 -28 -64
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 472 603 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 334 465 703
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,300 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97,355 98,501 106,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.92% 55.44% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 80,899 82,394 91,951
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -78 454 £50,000 +11.11% 31
UK excluding London -118 233 £40,000 - 28
London +47 228 £53,500 -7.76% 9
Midlands +25 81 £31,000 -22.50% 6
South East -18 66 £43,000 -4.44% 8
West Midlands +20 64 £32,500 -18.75% 3
North of England -100 26 £39,000 +1.30% 3
South West -7 25 £33,250 -11.33% 3
East of England -31 23 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +13 17 £31,000 -29.55% 3
North West -59 17 £38,000 -1.30%
Scotland -25 10 £42,500 +8.97% 5
Yorkshire -3 5 £40,000 +14.29%
North East - 4 - - 3
Wales +9 1 £35,000 +48.94% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 308 (65.25%) Windows
2 260 (55.08%) Microsoft
3 256 (54.24%) PowerShell
4 212 (44.92%) SQL Server
5 204 (43.22%) SQL
6 170 (36.02%) SCCM
7 149 (31.57%) Active Directory
8 147 (31.14%) Windows Server
9 132 (27.97%) JavaScript
10 125 (26.48%) VMware
11 116 (24.58%) Windows 10
12 114 (24.15%) C#
13 111 (23.52%) .NET
14 105 (22.25%) Finance
15 101 (21.40%) VB
16 95 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 94 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
18 86 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
19 85 (18.01%) ITIL
19 85 (18.01%) Windows 7
20 84 (17.80%) Office 365
20 84 (17.80%) Microsoft Office
21 80 (16.95%) HTML
22 75 (15.89%) Oracle
23 74 (15.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 71 (15.04%) Degree
25 70 (14.83%) MCSE
26 65 (13.77%) Self-Motivation
27 60 (12.71%) ASP.NET
27 60 (12.71%) Computer Science

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (8.69%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.20%) IIS
3 22 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.18%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.33%) NServiceBus
8 11 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.91%) Apache
9 9 (1.91%) Confluence
10 8 (1.69%) CMS
10 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.06%) Drupal
11 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.85%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (17.80%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.08%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.06%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) Movex
6 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 84 (17.80%) Office 365
2 34 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.27%) SaaS
5 5 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.06%) IaaS
5 5 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.85%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (0.64%) Tricentis Tosca
8 2 (0.42%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.20%) DNS
1 34 (7.20%) TCP/IP
2 28 (5.93%) DHCP
3 27 (5.72%) SAN
4 25 (5.30%) Firewall
5 23 (4.87%) LAN
5 23 (4.87%) WAN
6 17 (3.60%) Network Security
7 15 (3.18%) HTTP
7 15 (3.18%) VLAN
7 15 (3.18%) VoIP
8 13 (2.75%) Intranet
9 10 (2.12%) Extranet
9 10 (2.12%) NAS
10 9 (1.91%) Kerberos
11 8 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.48%) DAB
13 6 (1.27%) Skype
14 5 (1.06%) Internet
14 5 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 74 (15.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (9.96%) MySQL
4 35 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.12%) MS Access
10 10 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.27%) Big Data
13 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (6.99%) Selenium
2 30 (6.36%) JIRA
3 28 (5.93%) WinDbg
4 24 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.87%) HP UFT
6 22 (4.66%) SoapUI
7 18 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.39%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.54%) Git (software)
10 12 (2.54%) Maven
10 12 (2.54%) MSI
10 12 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.33%) InstallShield
12 10 (2.12%) JUnit
13 9 (1.91%) Ant
13 9 (1.91%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.48%) JMeter
14 7 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 105 (22.25%) Finance
2 28 (5.93%) Banking
2 28 (5.93%) Retail
3 25 (5.30%) Advertising
4 15 (3.18%) Front Office
4 15 (3.18%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.18%) Legal
5 11 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.91%) Law
7 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (0.85%) French Language
8 4 (0.85%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.85%) Publishing
9 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (20.13%) Analyst
2 80 (16.95%) Developer
3 56 (11.86%) Support Analyst
4 55 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 54 (11.44%) Desktop Support
6 46 (9.75%) C# Developer
6 46 (9.75%) SCCM Engineer
7 43 (9.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (8.47%) Support Engineer
9 36 (7.63%) Architect
10 35 (7.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (6.57%) Software Developer
14 30 (6.36%) .NET Software Developer
14 30 (6.36%) Administrator
15 29 (6.14%) Desktop Engineer
16 28 (5.93%) C# Software Developer
17 25 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 25 (5.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.52%) .NET
2 80 (16.95%) HTML
3 60 (12.71%) ASP.NET
4 48 (10.17%) jQuery
5 36 (7.63%) SOAP
6 34 (7.20%) .NET Framework
7 30 (6.36%) CSS
8 29 (6.14%) REST
8 29 (6.14%) XML
9 24 (5.08%) Web Services
10 17 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (2.97%) Middleware
11 14 (2.97%) WSH
12 12 (2.54%) Gherkin
12 12 (2.54%) Software Packaging
13 10 (2.12%) Classic ASP
14 9 (1.91%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.91%) Flash
15 8 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.77%) Self-Motivation
2 60 (12.71%) Computer Science
3 46 (9.75%) Data Centre
4 42 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.45%) User Experience
7 20 (4.24%) Blackberry
8 18 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.39%) Hedge funds
10 13 (2.75%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.12%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.91%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.91%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.69%) Handset
14 7 (1.48%) PMI
14 7 (1.48%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.27%) Clustering
16 5 (1.06%) Blog
16 5 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 308 (65.25%) Windows
2 147 (31.14%) Windows Server
3 116 (24.58%) Windows 10
4 85 (18.01%) Windows 7
5 57 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (9.11%) Linux
7 41 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (5.51%) Unix
9 10 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.91%) Android
11 8 (1.69%) Solaris
11 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.42%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
2 86 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (18.01%) ITIL
4 59 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (11.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 52 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 45 (9.53%) Test Automation
8 39 (8.26%) ERP
9 28 (5.93%) Presales
10 25 (5.30%) Customer Requirements
11 24 (5.08%) Project Management
12 23 (4.87%) Migration
12 23 (4.87%) PRINCE2
12 23 (4.87%) TDD
13 22 (4.66%) SDLC
13 22 (4.66%) Test Scripting
14 21 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.24%) BDD
15 20 (4.24%) Disk Encryption
16 19 (4.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (54.24%) PowerShell
2 204 (43.22%) SQL
3 132 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 114 (24.15%) C#
5 101 (21.40%) VB
6 56 (11.86%) Java
7 42 (8.90%) Python
8 34 (7.20%) T-SQL
9 25 (5.30%) C++
10 24 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 20 (4.24%) Ruby
12 18 (3.81%) Groovy
13 16 (3.39%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.39%) Perl
14 15 (3.18%) VBA
15 12 (2.54%) C
16 11 (2.33%) PL/SQL
17 10 (2.12%) Jython
17 10 (2.12%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (15.04%) Degree
3 70 (14.83%) MCSE
4 52 (11.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (11.02%) MCP
5 22 (4.66%) MCSA
6 15 (3.18%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.75%) ISEB
8 13 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.75%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.54%) CCNA
9 12 (2.54%) MCITP
10 10 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.91%) CCNP
11 9 (1.91%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.27%) PMP
14 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.72%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (1.69%) SLA
3 5 (1.06%) WCAG
4 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.85%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
System Software
1 149 (31.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 35 (7.42%) BitLocker
6 24 (5.08%) vSphere
7 16 (3.39%) XenApp
8 13 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.69%) Docker
9 8 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.85%) ACF2
10 4 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (0.85%) pfSense
10 4 (0.85%) RACF
10 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.64%) NDS
11 3 (0.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 170 (36.02%) SCCM
2 31 (6.57%) Perfmon
3 30 (6.36%) WSUS
4 23 (4.87%) WMI
5 16 (3.39%) HP ALM
6 13 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (2.54%) vRealize
8 11 (2.33%) SCOrch
9 10 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (2.12%) SCOM
10 9 (1.91%) CA Service Virtualization
10 9 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (1.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 8 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (1.48%) Puppet
13 6 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 260 (55.08%) Microsoft
2 125 (26.48%) VMware
3 75 (15.89%) Oracle
4 48 (10.17%) HP
5 46 (9.75%) Citrix
6 35 (7.42%) SAP
7 33 (6.99%) Cisco
8 27 (5.72%) Bloomberg
9 26 (5.51%) Epicor
9 26 (5.51%) Sage
10 24 (5.08%) IFS
10 24 (5.08%) Infor
11 22 (4.66%) Reuters
12 21 (4.45%) iManage
13 19 (4.03%) Ivanti
14 18 (3.81%) Apple
14 18 (3.81%) CommVault
15 15 (3.18%) Symantec
16 14 (2.97%) CA
17 13 (2.75%) McAfee